THE MECHANIC'S COMPANION, or the elements and practise of Carpentry, Joinery, Bricklaying, Masonry, Slating, Plastering, Painting, Smithing, & Turning, containing a full description of the tools belonging to each branch of business; and copious directions for their use. With an explanation of the terms used in each art; and an Introduction to Practical Geometry. Illustrated by Forty copper plates.
Oxford.Published by Bartlett and Hinton. 1824. xi, , 4-522, pp. 39 of 40 engraved plates, some of which are folding. Contemporary half calf, gilt over marbled boards. 8vo. Name in pencil on front end paste-down. Lacks plate eleven in 'Joinery'; spine expertly repaired; else a very good plus copy.